The Eco-museum of the Lublin Region consists of 31 facilities located in the central-western part of the Voivodeship of Lublin. They are located within not more than 50 km (directly) from Lublin and form a network of unusual tourist attractions set up upon the initiative of local communities and presented by the residents themselves. Each attraction has its own programme. A tourist identifies the leading theme (e.g., beekeeping , blacksmithing , weaving , milling , rafting , plaiting , papermaking , pottery ) which is presented by a person with a genuine passion for it. While the story goes, one can touch and try out the exhibits and equipment. In addition, visitors are invited to participate in artistic activities and making of folk ornaments, and attend workshops, so that they can see the manufacturing processes such as pottery, horseshoes, rugs, paper and flour making “in action”. A visit to the Eco-museum is also the opportunity to taste the local cuisine and to purchase authentic handicrafts. Since the eco-museums are scattered, visitors can get to know the Lublin region and its landscape and natural values better. Most of the attractions of the Eco-museum are located in the area of an outstanding nature beauty, within the areas of protected landscape parks or scenic river valleys. The tourist opportunities offered by the Eco-museum of the Lublin Region are addressed to all those who want to learn about the traditions of Lublin rural areas. Guides are local enthusiasts who have committed themselves to preserving this beautiful heritage for future generations. You are kindly invited to visit each of the Eco-museums.
The “Eco-museum of Lublin Living Tradition” has been implemented within the framework of the project of co-operation among three Local Action Groups:
- Local Action Group „Zielony Pierścień” ( ENG: “Green Ring”), in Nałęczów www.zielonypierscien.pl
- Local Action Group „Owocowy Szlak” (ENG:“Fruit Trail”) in Opole Lubelskie www.lgdowocowyszlak.pl
- Local Action Group for the Development of Municipalities of the District of Lublin „Kraina wokół Lublina” (ENG: “Land Around Lublin”) in Lublin www.krainawokollublina.pl